Mondelez releases its annual progress report for Cocoa Life program

USA - Mondelēz International, an American multinational food and beverage company, has published its third annual progress report for its signature sustainable sourcing program, Cocoa Life. Through Cocoa Life, the company also increased its sourcing of sustainable cocoa to 35%, up 14 points from 2016. Cocoa sustainably sourced through Cocoa Life was expanded to more…

Mondelēz International announces OREO brand will display Cocoa Life logo

USA - Mondelez International has announced that from the end of March, the OREO brand will be covered by its industry leading sustainable cocoa sourcing programme, Cocoa Life. OREO packs will display the Cocoa Life logo, which will be present across the full range by the end of this year. According to the company, this…

Mondelez announces plans to shut down its two Brazil production facilities

BRAZIL - Mondelez International, an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company has announced plans to phase out production at its facilities in the Brazilian cities of Bauru and Piracicaba, shifting production to Curitiba and Vitória de Santo Antão. According to Food Business News, Mondelez had said Curitiba and Vitória de Santo Antão would become…

Mondelez, Ferrero, Mars partner in responsible snacking scheme

USA - Confectionery giants Ferrero, Mars Wrigley Confectionery have joined Mondelez international in the ‘Be Treatwise’ scheme, an initiative aimed at enhancing responsible snacking and keep shoppers informed. Ferrero and Mars join the likes of Mondelez by introducing the Be Treatwise label on their dairy and non-dairy confectionery products. As part of the program, the three…

Mondelez International unveils new research and development centre

SINGAPORE- Mondelez International has launched a new Technical Centre in Singapore to build on its research and development capabilities in its US$65 million development plan. The centre will focus on introducing new methods or ideas in a product development scheme that will solely engage new technologies. The company had announced that it was investing in…

Mondelēz taps former Coke exec to President, North America business

USA - Mondelēz International has announced that Glen Walter, 49, will join the company beginning November as Executive Vice President and President, North America responsible for leading the company's US$7 billion business in the United States and Canada. The maker of famous brands including Oreo and belVita biscuits, Triscuit and Good Thinscrackers, Trident gum and Halls cough drops announces the appointment of Glen after the recent…

Mondelez moves its Cadbury confectionery to Australia

NEW ZEALAND – Mondelez International, an American multinational confectionery and beverage company, has moved from its Dunedin site in New Zealand to Australia, with 300 jobs lost. According to nzherald.co.nz, the move came after bids to find a local manufacturer failed despite an ‘exhaustive search and extensive work with a potential supplier’ no local manufacturer…